Fishermen

Our sustainable fishing credentials owe a great deal to our dedicated fishermen, a few profiles of whom can be seen below

Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine Orkney Fishermans Society - Shaun Dennison - Qualine

Name:Shaun Dennison
Boat:Qualine
Age:31
Number of Years At Sea:16
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Boiled then cold out the fridge
Music like to listen to while fishing:Alex Cooper
Favourite Book:Fishing Vessels of UK and Ireland

Orkney Fishermans Society - William Sinclair - Merlin Orkney Fishermans Society - William Sinclair - Merlin

Name:William Sinclair
Boat:Merlin
Age:76
Number of Years At Sea:62
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Boiled, eaten cold
Music like to listen to while fishing:Country and Western
Favourite Book:True Stories

Orkney Fishermans Society - David Laughton - Quest Orkney Fishermans Society - David Laughton - Quest

Name:David Laughton
Boat:Quest
Age:68
Number of Years At Sea:53
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Mix brown and white between two slices of bread with pepper
Music like to listen to while fishing:Sound of the sea
Favourite Book:

Orkney Fishermans Society - Robert T McIvor - Julie Ann Orkney Fishermans Society - Robert T McIvor - Julie Ann

Name:Robert T McIvor
Boat:Julie Ann
Age:63
Number of Years At Sea:42
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Cooked
Music like to listen to while fishing:Country and Western
Favourite Book:Novels

Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn Orkney Fishermans Society - Ronnie Norquoy - Noronya & Celtic Dawn

Name:Ronnie Norquoy
Boat:Noronya & Celtic Dawn
Age:47
Number of Years At Sea:32
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Brown & White meat, salt & pepper on toast
Music like to listen to while fishing:Anything the crew don't like!
Favourite Book:Fishing News

Orkney Fishermans Society - Eoin Sinclair - Shalimar Orkney Fishermans Society - Eoin Sinclair - Shalimar

Name:Eoin Sinclair
Boat:Shalimar
Age:59
Number of Years At Sea:41
Favourite Way to Eat Crab:Crab Salad
Music like to listen to while fishing:No time
Favourite Book:Fishing news but depressing

Orkney Fisherman's Society

News in Brief

New Fish Shop Opens Doors

Orkney Fishermen's Society have opened a new Fish Shop close to the crab processing plant.

OFS Shortlisted for National Awards

OFS reached the shortlist in two categories in the 2012 Highlands & Islands Food & Drinks Awards.

Scottish Pier Crabbing Championships

The Scottish Pier Crabbing Competition recently held in Stromness, hailed a great success!
OFS were delighted to sponsor and organise the Scottish Pier Crabbing Championships which were held in Stromness on Wednesday 18th July.

OFS Win National Award

OFS have been awarded the “Success Through Working in Partnerships” Award in the 2012 Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards.

Schools Cooking With Crab

Stromness Academy S1 pupils get to experience the joys of cooking with Orkney crabmeat as part of their HE course.